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FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 2:00am EDT
.ncicap.org--- glenn: hello, america. we will focus on obama, internationalism, graft, and tonight, hidden agendas, and tomorrow, the army that will enforce them. tonight, if you care anything about free speech, you're going to see it crushed in front of your eyes. rush limbaugh will be joining me in a few minutes. if the things in the world just don't make sense, we're going to make sense of it beginning again tonight. come on, follow me. hello, america. we are halfway through the week, and here are the things that we have learned so far, if you're joining us for the first time tonight. first of all, congress is not -- i mean, they're just beyond not reading the bills. they're not even writing the bills. they are being written by a vast network that is not conspiratorial. it is all out in the wide open, but the media refuses to report on them. organizations that are filled with socialists, communists, revoluntionaries, organizations that pull their members, yes, from legitimate businesses, from politicians but also from groups that most americans have never heard of, like "movement for a democrat
PBS
Aug 27, 2009 5:30pm EDT
," broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- china expresses its strong opposition. it does not like tie 1's invitation to the dollar llama. and he sailed around the road, but he is not old enough to drive. a british teenager complete the voyage. -- and he sailed around the world, but he is not old enough to drive. hello to you. bbc has discovered many cases of corruption involving iraqi security forces. the police and army are widely blamed for failing to stop the current wave of bombings. there is concern that there is endemic corruption undermining their efforts. two months ago, they took over responsibility for security in iraq as american troops pulled back. the life-and-death question now -- can they prove they are up to the job? we have this report from andrew north. >> the attack on the foreign ministry. a suicide bomber last week. seconds before it detonated it right outside. the foreign minister tells us the iraqi army, police were partly responsible. >> the iraqi security forces should have done a better job because there w
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, and remember, you question with boldness! come on, follow me. hello, america. we have some more questions for you tonight. i believe, just so you know going in that this is probably the most controversial show of the week, because you must understand the last three episodes of this show to be able to see and come to a place where you can believe that these crazy things may actually be happening. i want you to know, i hope these things are not happening. i hope that there is some other explanation, but i needed you to see who is advising the president earlier this week and what they are doing and who they are before i could ask you to look at this phrase from barack obama and think that the president of the united states literally means this. >> we cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we set. we've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well funded. glenn: i mean, i don't know how anybody is going to respond to the facts that i'm going to present tonight, because quite
WHUT
Aug 27, 2009 7:00am EDT
charged with trading them. 150 years since the start of america's oil rush. we're now in the place where it began. >> then natural gas that is being developed in this country at this point and time may get us to energy independence. >> years after britain declared war on hitler's germany, a new exhibition reveals what went on in winston churchill's secret underground bunker. >> it is 7:00 a.m. in washington, midday in london, and 1:00 p.m. in berlin. the israeli prime minister is meeting german chancellor merkel. the country's share a unique history. the trip includes various reminders of the holocaust. two issues are likely to dominate today's talks. the question of the settlements in the west bank, which germany opposes, and what to do about iran, which netanyahu describes as a threat to israel. >> this is the last leg of benjamin netanyahu's four-day tour. it follows talks in london, during which time hopes were raised that there could be agreements on settlements in the west bank. israel is said to be ready to restrict construction. it may not be the comprehensive freeze that the ame
PBS
Aug 27, 2009 12:00am EDT
to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. >>> good evening. i'm martin savidge. >>> the quest for peace in the middle east has been going on for generations now, and it never seems to get much easier. we got that impression again today after another apparently inconclusive meeting in london between israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and u.s. middle east envoy george mitchell. the two men and the two nations they reprent have been searching for months now for a way to resolve their differences over israeli settlements in the west bank. the u.s. has been pushing hard for an israeli settlement freeze, and the palestinians are refusing to restart peace talks until israel halts all construction there. despite their failure to reach agreement again today, the two sides will resume talks in washington next week. both men tried to put the best face on today's talks. >> we' headway in the past five months. my government has taken several steps both of word and deed to advance course of peace. and i hope that today and in the coming week
WETA
Aug 27, 2009 12:30am EDT
, gorgia. he visited not just thafrican- america community but he went to the southwest ad visited with mrant workers. tavis: whatou mak of the fact there was the specialond between ted kennedy and his others and africaamericans? knowing your hiory, here you ara poor country boy from alabama, and there are aot of othe country black folk back in the y or be funded byhese rich white guys from massachusetts. -- who were defrded by these rich white guys from massachusetts. how was that? -- to work beiended by these rich ite guys from massachusetts how was that? >> it may have appeared be strange, ty could travel to e delta missiippi and georgia you cou see a picre, especiallyfter the assassinion of dr. king and john knedy, the would bea picture of jn f. kennedy, rert kennedy, martinuther king jr., and picture jesus. vis: i haveome church fans in my personal collection evybody who would go to ts churches would seehose pictures on tho fans. i was thought itwas azing that it wld be in churches all acrs america. >> have some of those al. somehow, in some way,hese men gave peop a sense of
WHUT
Aug 27, 2009 8:30am EDT
america. >> i have some of those also. somehow, in some way, these men gave people a sense of hope in a time of hopelessness. tavis: you were there, one of the foot soldiers with dr. king. we know that you were beaten and almost killed on a number of locations. you were the youngest person to speak at the march on washington on that day where king gave the "i have a dream" speech. your resume is intact and regard to your duty and service on the civil rights front. because you were there, you were there, and dr. king was not always happy with john kennedy or bobby kennedy. edward kennedy seemed to take a different tact. what you make of that? >> -- what do you make of that? >> we were not always happy with the president of -- the position of president kennedy or robert kennedy, but along came brother teddy kennedy, who bitterly as a senator threw everything that he had, his soul, his heart, his guts into supporting strong supports legislation and to be a voice. i think he learned from his brothers that we could do better, and he wanted to eat -- one of the strongest piece of civil r
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. for america, he was the defender of a dream. >> ted kennedy was in fact the last surviving son of a political legacy, a legend in american politics. and a man some call one of the great senators of our time. good evening. i'm jim vance. >> i'm windy rieger in for doreen. the nation mourns the death of senator kennedy. michelle franzen starts us off. >> reporter: a lone spotlight illuminated by a hazard ship in hyannisport, a beacon of hope off the shore of the kennedy family compound. inside family and friends including senator john kerry gather to mourn and reflect on the great life lost. >> there is a very beautiful and personal, private, vigil taking place. it's very spiritual and -- about as -- beautiful as it could be. i think it is everything that senator ken tnedy would have wanted. private and public tributes. kennedy would have loved. [ "taps" plays ] at at fenway park, taps played in his honor. and flags flew at half staff, near his home to capitol hill. >> the liberal lion's mighty roar. i'll always remember. may now fall silent. his dreams shall never die. >> those who knew kenned
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 2:00am EDT
this year let us offer new hope, new hope to an america uncertain about the present, but unsurpassed in its potential for the future. to all those who are idle in the cities and industries of america let us provide new hope for the dignity of useful work. democrats have always believed that a basic civil right of all americans is their right to earn their own way. the party of the people must always be the party of full employment. to all those who doubt the future of our economy, let us provide new hope for the reindustrialization of america. and let our vision reach beyond the next election or the next year to a new generation of prosperity. if we could rebuild germany and japan after world war ii, then surely we can reindustrialize our own nation and revive our inner cities in the 1980s. to all those who work hard for a living wage let us provide new hope that the price of their employment shall not be an unsafe workplace and a death at an earlier age. to all those who inhabit our land from california to the new york island, from the redwood forest to the gulfstream waters, let us provid
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 7:00am EDT
america's coastline? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning to you again this morning. i'm diane sawyer in times square. robin is on assignment on this thursday, august 27th. and chris cuomo is anchoring our coverage from hyannisport, massachusetts. chris, good morning. any signs the family is stirring this morning? >> good morning, diane. i don't think i've ever been able to say this before, but the kennedy compound is quiet. and talking to family members, from youngest to oldest yesterday, they all remember teddy the same way. he was there for them always. and now, they are make sure they are there for him. the family is literally, taking shifts, holding vigil, over teddy's body, making sure the man who they love is never alone. even in the final moments, he showed his strength. >> there was a certain peace there that was absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: now, loved ones are gathering at the family compound to mourn and celebrate. >> that's what we're going to do in the next few days. celebrate his life, a wonderful life. >> reporter: a family who played in the surf wh
PBS
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
mexico and central america focuses on immigration issues. but tonight we want to explore another story emerging in that part of the world, the decriminalization of drugs. last week the mexican government announced that it will no longer jail users of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and heroin. and other countries in that region have taken sim steps. what's it all about, for more we are joined tonight from washington by john walsh. he is a senior associate on drug policy for the washington office on latin america, which describes itself as a think tank advocacy group promoting human rights and democracy in latin america. welcome to the program. first, tell us more about what these new laws in mexico are. >> well, essentially they decriminalize possession for personal consumption across a range of elicit substances, whether it's marijuana or cocaine, and the mexican law, while new for mexico, is not necessarily new f latin america. there are similar decriminalization statutes up and down the continent, and it's a growing movement with recent argentine court decisions opening doort th
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
health and it is bad for the economic health of america. my husband had alzheimer's disease for 10 years, and sadly he died last year. but i had the freedom to talk to his doctor and participate in his treatment. i would lose that freedom under this bill. some panel of bureaucrats would decide what his treatment would be, and whether or not it would be cost-effective. i agree that our american health care needs reform, but we can do lots of things to improve our present health care. i don't think we need to throw out our present health care and have a whole new government system. i am totally against the government taking it over. [applause] i wanted president obama to succeed, but i am not terrified at the way -- at the direction at this country under president obama, harry reid, and nancy pelosi. they have spent billions of dollars in the last few months, and we're trillions of dollars in debt. congressman connolly, you are our representative. you represent we the people. i implore you to vote no on this bill, preserve our freedom, and prevent our country from sliding into economic rui
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 4:30am EDT
been a place of retreat and renewal for america's greatest political dynasty. now they remember a patriarch, and this town remembers a friend. sam barber sold him paintings. >> i'm going to miss him terribly. i'm speechless. >> reporter: ted kennedy's father bought a cottage here in 1928, thinking it would be good for the kids' health. three decades later, ted's brothers john and robert purchased surrounding homes, creating this three acre property simply known as the compound. john is the editor of "the last lion." >> for years of his life, this was the home. this was the one home they kept returning to. they lived in new york, massachusetts, london, england, but for john, this was his anchor. >> reporter: the brothers played their famous games of touch football on the lawn here, training for the youngest brother, a star at harvard. >> i think this was the center of his young world. so many things happened here. certainly, in times of tragedy, this is where the kennedys gathered. >> reporter: a place of mourning too many times for the kennedy clan. ted was there in 1999 when he
ABC
Aug 27, 2009 4:30am EDT
of the family's legendary seaside home. >>> welcome to "america this morning" on this thursday. ir. 'm ii' >> i'm jeremy hubbard. setenar tod nnr edy leaves hised cherished hyannisport home for y e last time today.ke lwinnwillie in repose at the jfk library in boston, beginning tonight, where thousands are expected to pay their respects over the next two days. >> president obama will deliver a eulogy at kennedy's funeral mass on saturday. >> and a special election to fill kennedy's senate seat is scheduled for early this year. that is unless lawmakers change the state succession law. >>> this morning, the kennedy family is gathering to say farewell to a much-loved father, uncle and brother. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. after a day of tributes, this is the first of three days of farewell for senator kennedy. there will be ceremonies for him in boston and in arlington, virginia, before he's laid to rest on saturday night. today, senator edward kennedy begins the long, final voyage of a statesman. >> he was ready to go. >> reporter: with flags at halftaff on capitol hill, and amon
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
potential for the future. to all those who are idle in the cities and industries of america let us provide new hope for the dignity of useful work. democrats have always believed that a basic civil right of all americans is their right to earn their own way. the party of the people must always be the party of full employment. [applause] . [applause] to all those who work hard for a living wage let us provide new hope that the price of their employment shall not be an unsafe workplace and a death at an earlier age. to all those who inhabit our land from california to the new york island, from the redwood forest to the gulfstream waters, let us provide new hope that prosperity shall not be purchased by poisoning the air, the rivers and the natural resources that are the greatest gift of this continent. [applause] we must insist that our children and our grandchildren shall inherit a land which they can truly call america the beautiful. [applause] to all those who see the worth of their work and their savings taken by inflation, let us offer new hope for a stable economy. we must meet
FOX News
Aug 26, 2009 10:00pm EDT
most important asset. investing more inç america's workers is the key to america's future economic success. how many times are theyç not going to pay their utilities?ñ+ this is what we are talking about. hard-working americans that deserve a living wage. this issue is as old as the last 70 years in the united states it, but we have come together at this important time of decency and fairness for working americans. i, for one, am tired of being on the floor of the united states senate, where virtually every member of the united states senate has a good health insurance program, and is subsidized by each and everyone of you that are out there. the torch will be passed again to lay new generation of americans -- to a new generation of americans, so with barack obama and for you and for me, our country will be committed to his cause. the work begins a new. the hope of rises again, and the dream lives on. greta: a true public servants, senator ted kennedy will be buried on friday at arlington national cemetery. next up on "the record," yes, you are going to be livid. of dollars in b
FOX News
Aug 26, 2009 9:00pm EDT
. they are double digit inflation. let's not forget, the quality of health care is what must be preserved in america as well. sean: senator mccain is getting ready for another town hall in phoenix and he joins us now. thank you for being here. >> thank you for having me. sean: i did not see a lot of contentiousness, ia mob, but you expect a pretty heated exchange tonight. >> i do, but i think that the majority of people want a respectful exchange. the essence of the town hall is to listen to people's opinions and have them listen to yours. i hope they will be respectful but if not, i have had over 1000 of them so i can handle it. sean: i think that you can handle it. we were talking about this. if we were to look at ratings in television and radio, these are election-year numbers. i have been on radio since 1986 and they don't think i have ever seen passion like this. we have been on the fox news channel since we started in 1996. have you seen passion like this from the citizenry speaking out before? >> never. there is a peaceful revolution taking place. there is a grass-roots uprising the likes of
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. uncompensated care in america cost $43 billion. you and i pay that tax. now, -- i want to address the 47 million who do not have health care coverage, to bring them into the system and that can help lower cost by having a bigger risk pools. the second thing i want to do is having meaningful cost of health care reform. let's start with medicare. i want to close the doughnut hole on prescription drugs. i want to make sure all of our seniors have access to the medications they need and that no one in america over 55 or 65 casta make this terrible decision, to lead by a meal or the prescription drugs that i need? yew instead both the there are some specialized prescription drugs that cost a lot of money. i want to make sure a catastrophic illness does not bankrupt families in america. in our district alone, the 11th congressional district, last year, 1430 families filed for bankruptcy because of health care costs. any family in america, young or old, could be one accident or one illness away from catastrophic health care costs. capping health-care -- catastrophic costs so that the family is forced i
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
to add to make it workable for america's businesses and taxpayers for more than just one year. i think there's a lot more work that has to be done to get this right. having said that, we have to do something. we know the current system, the status quo is unacceptable for businesses and for people that pay for insurance. dave: the president has stated that there's some type of right-wing conspiracy, that that's the trouble in passing this health care legislation ex-said that on this radio show last week so what do you make of that assumption that there's a right-wing conspiracy when he has trouble with people in his own party like yourself? >> well, i don't think, first of all, that president obama has trouble with democrats or republicans. think we have to get a system that's workable, affordable for businesses, for individuals that pay a lot of money for health insurance for their families, and for taxpayers that collect -- picking up a very big tab for medicare and medicaid. think there are people on the left and right that have their very strong, philosophical views, of what needs
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 12:00am EDT
and his concern for america's least powerful. as he said so many years ago, the work goes on, the cause endures, and the dream will never die. that's all for this edition of "headliners and legend," i'm lester holt. thank you for watching. >> teddy. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in new york. ted kennedy was the last hurrah, the big baritone out there demanding justice for the left out people, the african-americans, native americans, the old person, the immigrant family that wanted to be american. the sick scared person waiting in the er for hours with something really wrong. why would a big looking guy like him, a rich guy, spend his life worrying about the people left out? was it tribal memory of his own people left out, sent away, told to go back where they came from? was it those old boston signs that said, irish need not apply? what was it that made health care such a crusade for this guy? who do you know who has a broken back who spends his life and time thinking about other people's troubles? was it because his older trouble was secretly sick most of
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2009 8:00pm EDT
, and in all who can pursue their dream in an america that is more equal and more just, including myself. the kennedy name is synonymous with the democratic party, and at times ted was the target of partisan campaign attacks. but in the united states senate i can think of no one who has engendered greater respect or affection from members on both sides of the aisle. his seriousness of purpose was perpetually matched by humility, warmth, and good cheer. he could passionately battle others and do so peerlessly on the senate floor for the causes that he held dear, and yet still maintain warm friendships across party lines. that is one reason he became not only one of the greatest senators of our time, but one of the most accomplished americans ever to serve our democracy. his extraordinary life on this earth has come to an end. the extraordinary good that he did lives on. for his family he was a guardian. for america he was the defender of a dream. i spoke earlier this morning to senator kennedy's beloved wife vicki who was to the end such a wonderful source of encouragement and strength. o
CNBC
Aug 27, 2009 12:00pm EDT
out of the limb, so we were playing a bank of america, which turned to be farther out of the limo owe. >> so john, paulson takes 2% of citi, but you think b of a is a better reward. >> well, paulson plays a little different game than we do. i believe he also owns bank of america. but at this point, where the survival is in much less doubt, you go farther out on the limb. and every investor, ourselves included, you get to choose how far on the limb you want to go, and we think citi is farther out on the limb and we're quite comfortable with b of a. >> what about peter's point that the search for yield is on, and perhaps risk has been repriced as a result of people will to go take the bet in the financials, ron? is that a bullish sign for you, longer-term or no? >> well, we think that's true. that's an entirely different point of view than mr. paulson would have. you know, so everybody gets to take their choice in here. and we do think that there's going to be a move. we think that since september, people are saving about 5% of their income, and so -- and much of it has been placed in t
WETA
Aug 27, 2009 5:30pm EDT
and central america focuses on immigrion issues. but tonight we want to explore another ory emerging i that rt of the world, the decriminalization ofrugs. last weekhe mexican goverent annoced that it will no longe jail users of smallmounts of marijua, cocaine and heroin. d other countries in that region have ten sim steps. what's it all about, for mre we are joined tonight from washington by john lsh. is a senior associate on drug poli for the washington oice on latin america which describes itself as ahink tank adcacy group promoting human rights anddemocracy in latin america. welcome to t program. first, tell us moreabout what these new laws in xico are. >> well, eentially they decriminizepossession for personalonsumption across a range of ecit substances, whether it'smarijuana or cocaine,nd th mexicanaw, while new for mexico, is not necearily new f latin america. there are similar decriminalizatn statutes up and down th continent, a it's a growing movement with recent argentine court decisions opening doorthe door to a simil reform in that untry. >> what'behind the decision to decriminalize
ABC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, " for his family, he was a guardian, for america, he was the defender of a dream." when senator edward kennedy lost his battle with cancer at age 77, soap and did an extraordinary life. -- so did an extraordinary life. >> for decades to come, people talk about his legislative accomplishments and public policy. today, i lost my best friend in the senate. >> for a time, ted was known as brother to john and robert, whose lives were cut short by assassins. but this can be forged his own compelling legacy, contributing some of the most compelling legacy of the last century. from civil-rights to voting rights to health care reform, he was the liberal lion of the senate. about as long as i have a vote and as long as i have a voice in the u.s. senate, it will be for the democratic platform that provides health care! >> he forged deep, lasting, and lasting friendships with political conservatives. and he gave his word and kept his word. we became very good friends. >> his life was not without tragedy and disappointment, including his failed presidential bid 30 years ago and the dark day in 1969
MSNBC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
tonight to stand with you, to change america. >> he will be one of the greatest united states senators. there's no question about it. >> it is a mark of ted's greatness that he does not care who gets the credit as long as the job gets done. >> edward moore kennedy. >> ladies and gentlemen. >> he's been a democratic stalwart for morning four decades. champion of such social causes as civil rights, immigration reform and universal health care. in his personal life, senator edward kennedy has suffered great pain and been in the midst of great controversy, enduring what many called the curse of the kennedys. but tlhrough all of his politicl triumphs and personal tragedies, there has been one constant in the life of senator kennedy, a commitment to public service, a commitment first instilled by his parents, joseph and rose fitzgerald kennedy. childhood friends joseph patrick kennedy and rose fitzgerald marry on october 7, 1914. he is the son of a successful businessman, an irish-catholic community leader. she the daughter of john francis fitzgerald, the legendary honey fitz, a former congr
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 1:00am EDT
come here tonight to stand with you, to change america, to restore its future, to rise to our best ideals, and to elect barack obama president of the united states. >> by rhetorically passing the torch there in denver, he certainly helped. he loved the campaign trail, but he also loved plain old lawmaker, doing the work. it's a very rare senator who gets so much done so early and so late in a career. ted kennedy was that senator, from head start in 1964 with lyndon johnson to the americans with disabilities act in 1990 under the first president bush to no child left behind with g.w. bush. he was the student of many great legislators, a friend and colleague of our current vice president, and a mentor to president obama. today, both president and vice president pay tribute to the teddy kennedy they knew, they respected, and they loved. >> since teddy's diagnosis last year, we've seen the courage with which he battled his illness. and while these months have no doubt been difficult for him, they've also let him hear from people in every corner of our nation and from around the world,
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 3:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 4:00am EDT
from new york, good night, america. see you tomorrow. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org---^ bret: next on "special report" senator ted kennedy dies of brain cancer, and will advocates of healthcare reform try to use kennedy's death to boost their cause? a former c.i.a. inspector general talks about dick cheney's influence in his report on enhanced interrogations and south carolina's embattled governor answered a call from list second in command to step down. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm he bret baier. senator edward kennedy is being remembered are today as an iconic larger than life figure who was the anchor of america's first family of politics. kennedy died tuesday night at his cape cod home a little more than a year after being diagnosed with brain cancer. it was the final chapter in a he very public and often troubled life. >> at the end of our journey and always before us shines that ideal of liberty and justice for all. >> not by his own choosing
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 4:00pm EDT
was about defending the constitution of the united states of america, and that he was about all of the liberties and freedom that this country has to offer, and, quite honestly, it's the majority of americans are against this bill, i do not believe that senator kennedy which one to have his name associated with it. -- if the majority of americans are against this bill. neil: it was said that the same special interest groups may try to torpedo it again. in other words, lumping people in opecial interest groups.ple çhow do you feel about that? when your interest is lumped in with prevailing interests with health care that will not change? >> nahla, here is the thing. it is not about special-interest groups now. it is not about being a republican or a democrat or independent. it is about what the american people want. i honestly believe that if senator kennedy was alive today, he would not want to go against what the american people want. that was not his style. other representatives we have, like one from new york, they clearly -- he clearly stated last week that he will vote ac
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 6:00pm EDT
to the working folk of america, the former secretary of labor robert rische will talk about the future ted kennedy's work. plus, we're going to hear a personal story tonight of a woman's crusade to change the insurance industry. she lost her husband to cancer, and in the end, he said fighting united health care was tougher than fighting his disease. i'll have my op-ed in just a moment. but first, senator chris dodd called ted kennedy his best friend, they served together in the senate for nearly three decades, senator dodd was the man ted kennedy chose to take the reins of his committee when he could no longer work in his committee. and senator dodd joins me by phone tonight to start off "the ed show." i know this has been really a couple of rough days for you. >> i'm delighted to be with you and you've been a great friend and a great advocate of the cause that teddy cared so deeply about. i'm pleased to join you, a sad couple of days, we all knew it was going to happen, certainly he did as well. but he was never maudlin, he was never depressed about it all, he was optimistic about the fut
CNBC
Aug 27, 2009 12:00am EDT
from the nasdaq marketsite from new york city. hi. welcome to america's post market show. rick santelli in for melissa lee. these are the "fast money" traders. is the rally running out of steam? deja vu all over again a. hot topic. pete, do we have a definitive answer on this? >> i don't know we can. if you really look at the volume today, the volume is extremely light. option volumes have been really very, very strong. even when we see the stock market coming down. today, option volumes once again. it's trading 15 million contracts a day. today we barely broke 10 million. so risk aversion has been sort of the topic that everybody's been talking about today. looking at the markets, when you look at the markets, there's a little bit of a rotation, maybe into some of the lower-risk style trades. they've gotten a good bang for their buck over the last year or two. you got to like the earning cycle. you like to look at the ranges. look at news corps, sales near 50. oih, sales near 110. people are playing these ranges, they are playing the charts and so far the charts are working. >> techs a
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 2:00pm EDT
. and that is really important, because we all know in america we do best when we listen. there aren't enough voices like ted's, and there's not one person who is able to bring that passion to bear. it's going to have to be all of us. i hope some on the other side as well of the aisle who will speak up when we know there are some folks not getting the attention that they deserve, whether they're disabled, veterans who are wounded, the poor, the children. it's really going to be a challenge for us. we have to step up. we have to do it. i think in his memory. >> the white house was saying yesterday that -- a colleague said when he first came to the senate as a freshman and ted kennedy brought him into the hide away tucked behind the senate press gallery and poured him a tumbler of scotch and introduced him to the old boy network. did ted kennedy reach out to young senators even the women among you and help you learn the ropes? >> the most exciting thing that happened to me when he first came to the senate in the early '90s is ted was running a bill on the floor to protect women who were trying to go t
CNN
Aug 26, 2009 9:00pm EDT
. a lot of customers are proud and happy that bank of america actually has a solution to help them out. i listen. that's the first thing i do is i listen. you know what, what happened? what put you in this situation? we always want to make sure that we're doing i'll go through some of his monthly expenses, if he has a mortgage payment, if he pays rent. and then i'll use all that information to try and see what kind of a payment he financially can handle. i want to help you. bank of america wants to help you through this difficult time. when they come to you and they say thank you aj, for helping me with this problem, that's where we get our joy from. need a lift? hey buddy, i appreciate the ride, you know. no problem. ♪ mind if i take a shortcut? yeah, sure. ♪ i knew the subaru legacy was the smart choice... what i didn't expect... was the fun. the all-new subaru legacy. feel the love. >>> for ten years, republican leadership have refused to let us get a vote on increasing the minimum wage. >> our goal is to improve public schools, not abandon them. >> this administration feels it's a
CNN
Aug 27, 2009 12:00am EDT
. a father committed to america and committed to seeing his family succeed. and giving them the support to do so. a mother of profound religious faith, who instilled that faith in her children and gave them the optimism, and i think, the ability to transcend difficulties that comes with faith. and, you know, this family loved america. they wanted to serve it, make it better. i think that -- you know, something i was thinking about today, larry. when john f. kennedy was elected, what struck all of us was not just his intelligence, his -- the nobility with which he approached public service, he broke a barrier. he was the first roman catholic to be elected president. well, for me as a jewish kid growing up with, maybe beginning to think about politics, probably for a lot of other minority groups, including racial groups, minority groups. maybe that said to us, you know, anything really is possible in this country. i would say there's a direct line between the kennedy family and the fact that barack obama is our president today. >> larry: well put. >> so a great american family who set a model f
FOX News
Aug 27, 2009 3:00pm EDT
, well, it wouldn't be so bad if this breadwinner brought home a little more bread. repower america. i hope our senators are listening. shepard: continuing coverage now with the passing of senator kennedy as the motorcade makes its way toward boston. i was led to believe there would be live pictures and you would be seeing them now, but clearly, you are not. q. are seeing me. in a few minutes, we will take you back down to nasa where the center is about to launch a rocket into space. that is three or four minutes from now. live coverage from that. live pictures coming in from boston. they are in a commercial break at the moment. let's go back to our guest now, edward klein is with us. we have talked about the last days. what details do you know about when he found out that he had cancer and that it was terminal? >> this happened in may 2008. basically, what happened is he had a daughter who had breast cancer. the chairman of the house committee had gotten his chief aide on the health committee to gather what they call anti- cancer group together to see what could be done. he did exactl
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 4:30am EDT
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NBC
Aug 27, 2009 6:00pm EDT
- ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates. america's top rated internet--now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just $79.99 a month for 6 months. plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. come on in. you're invited to the chevy open house. where getting a new vehicle is easy. because the price on the tag is the price you pay on remaining '08 and '09 models. you'll find low, straightforward pricing. it's simple. now get an 2009 chevy silverado half-ton for under $18,000 after all offers. go to chevy.com/openhouse for more details. >> the school got a new system for the display. also among the renovations, the nearly conserve flag that was flown during the battle of lake erie in war of 1812. >> this tells a lot about the history of the naval academy and some of our leaders in war and peace, and i th
CBS
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
influential lawmakers in u.s. history passes away. >> for his family he was a guard yafnlt for america he was defender of a dream. >> tonight the impact and the legacy of the man known as the lion of the senate. >> hello, i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about tonight. a black shroud and a vase of white flowers covers the desk of ted kennedy tonight. and tonight america is mourning his passing. jessica kartalija has reaction from massachusetts to maryland. >> reporter: good evening, vic. the massachusetts senator is being remembered as one of the most effective leaders this country has ever had. americans mourn the death of the youngest brother in the american political dynasty. 77-year-old ted kennedy lost his battle with brain cancer overnight at his cape cod home. >> how insulting can you be to make that argument on the floor of the united states argument? >> reporter: during his 47 years on capitol hill kennedy championed civil rights, education, and healthcare. >> he became not only one of the greatest senators of our time, but one of the most accomplished americans eve
FOX
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
on denim at america's biggest athletic shoes are $38.99 all bath towels are buy one, get one for 88¢ plus, night and day doorbusters go to jcp.com and see everything on sale. style, quality and price matter. jcpenney need a lift? hey buddy, i appreciate the ride, you know. no problem. ♪ mind if i take a shortcut? yeah, sure. ♪ i knew the subaru legacy was the smart choice... what i didn't expect... was the fun. the all-new subaru legacy. feel the love. >>> welcome back. we are following breaking news this morning out at benning road involving a police shoot yoog this is in the 4th street area and benning road had northeast d.c. word in about 3:00 this morning there was a shooting. a police officer apparently discharge his weapon. we'll let you know as soon as we hear more. >>> tucker is in with a check of our forecast. youngsters have on get up mighty early to catch that school bus. >> they do this time of year. >> 6:00 is pretty early. >> getting up at 6:00 to go to school. i used to walk 12 miles. >> oh, yeah, yeah. >> i'm feeling a lot of pressure about the weekend forecast. peopl
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 5:00am EDT
glasses as well as lamps and countertops. there is a $22 billion recycling business in america for scrap cars. >> money to be made. >> indeed. >> you are saving us money when you come back. >> that's right. today's money saver we are getting to that printer cartridge. they are so expensive. we will get them to go a little farther for you. >> look forward to that. thank you. pink slips are on the way after maryland's board of public works approves a slew of budget cuts intended to save taxpayers $454 million but 202 employees will lose their jobs. those include 160 jobs at the state health department and counties will lose $211 million in state funding, money that is used for everything from police salaries to road repaving. >>> the board approved a five dave shutdown of sate government -- five day shutdown of state government and employee furloughs. some state workers say they should have to share the plan. darryl brown is one of them he helps print refund checks. >> we keep the state rolling an we always have to take the hit. i don't think it is fair. >> reporter: the speaker of the hou
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. >>> she may be one of the most famous moms in america. but now, kate gosselin of jon and kate plus fame has a new project to tackle. >>> it is not too early to look at the weekend. last weekend we were dealing with bill making the surf rough. this weekend it will be danny. straight ahead i will have the forecast and how he affects our weather and of course how the weekend is shapingmiup. yowatching 9 news now. female announcer: from jennifer, while supplies last, this luxurious microfiber sofa and chair for just $399. our most dramatic offer ever: both pieces, just $399. while supplies last. from jennifer: >>> one of america's highest profile mothers will make her debut on the new season of "the view." kate gosseln will cohost abc's all female round table the view on september 14th and 15th. she is one of several guest cohosts who will fill in while elizabeth hasslebeck is on maternity leave. >>> we now know what songs will be on madonna's greatest hits cd and dvd. celebration comes out on september 29th. the list covers her 26 years as a hit maker. from early ' 80s singles such as "hol
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
today. america runs on dunkin'. >> good morning. 76 degrees downtown. we had a front that moved through last night. the sun will be up shortly. the temperatures are around the mid 70's. that is right now. the macy and isolated thunderstorm this afternoon. partly cloudy -- we may see an isolated thunderstorm this afternoon. partly cloudy. the winds are not going to be a factor. the surf temperature in ocean city is mild. a good chance of showers and storms as moisture continues to apple trade from the atlantic. we do have a tropical storm danny out there. we have this front. stalled out last night. did an have a source of energy to come through. right now this is unimpressive as far as tropical systems go. 50 miles per hour sustained winds. it is about 773 mouse to the east of ocean city. it is going to get the closest to us by friday night saturday morning. the northeast quadrant is the great area of greatest impact. we are in the better quadrants so we should not see much impact. we may see some rip currents around the ocean city area. it may affect new england and close to the canadia
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. america's top rated internet--now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just $79.99 a month for 6 months. plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >> this is moving in day four freshmen at loyola college. the school says 16% of students are of color, and some parents are a little emotional about leaving their gains in the big new environment. doo>> very emotional. i had been holding it together all summer, and i just lost it. i know she is in the right place. you can feel the excitement already. we know it is going to be a good experience. >> on september 25, the school will officially change its name to loyal university. -- loyola university. >> revitalizing the neighborhood as in cities across the neighborhood. in one day they took a vacant lot and turned it into an a community garden. >> nearly 100 volunteers thursday morning tur
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